The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 22, July 1918 - April, 1919

The Southwestern historical Quarterly

1, 1918. Peter Radford, formerly president of the Farmers'
Union, died while in Madison, Wisconsin, December 1, 1918.
Fitzhugh F. Hill, prominent in political circles, died at Denton,
December 10, 1918.
Mrs. Bettie Bryan died at her home in Houston, November 20,
1918. Mrs. Bryan was successful in business and a woman pio-
neer in dealing in real estate.
Mrs. Julia de Zavala died at her home in San Antonio, De-
cember 13, 1918. Mrs. De Zavala was the widow of Augustine,
son of Lorenzo de Zavala, first vice-president of the Republic
of Texas.
In the Musical Courier of January 3, 1918, there is an article
by Professor Samuel E. Asbury, of A. and M. College, Texas, on
"Naive Music," in which he presents a sketch of an opera on the
theme of the Texas Revolution, with General Houston as the cen-
tral character.
The Dallas News of December 18, 1918, publishes a letter writ-
ten by the late M. Lasker of Galveston, January 1, 1909, review-
ing the development of the Sanger Brothers stores. It is an in-
teresting and valuable contribution to the history of commerce in
Texas from 1858 to the present.
AFFAIRS OF THE ASSOCIATION
The annual meeting of the Texas State Historical Association
'will be held at the University of Texas, Austin, Texas, March 3,
at 10 o'clock, in Room 158. A meeting of the Executive Council
will precede.
The reduction in the size of TIrE QUARTERLY is due to the in-
creased cost of printing--about 33-1 per cent.

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